Innovation in Elkem

Future oriented and ambitious innovation strategy has been the foundation for Elkem’s development and success throughout more than 110 years. Ever since Sam Eyde established Elkem in 1904 our core activity has been to develop new products, markets and production methods.

Elkem Business System

The Elkem Business System (EBS) plays an important role in all of Elkem's operations. EBS is first and foremost about improving customer satisfaction. It is to strive for excellence in HES, delivery, quality and cost.

Vision and values

Elkem’s mission is to contribute to a sustainable future by providing advanced silicon and carbon solutions, creating value for our stakeholders globally. We believe that safe and eco-efficient production is the only way forward and that together we can develop solutions to many of the world’s challenges.

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Minsterial visit to Elkem Kristiansand

Friday 10 April, Minister for climate and environment, Tine Sundtoft, visited Elkem Fiskaa.

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Elkem's Foundry Products and its Global Technical Foundry team receive awards

Elkem Foundry Products and its Global Technical Foundry team are honoured to be chosen to receive the following awards from the American Foundry Society at the 2015 Metalcasting Conference in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

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Elkem launches new website

Elkem launches a brand new website today, March 16. The aim of the website is to make it easier for our customers and stakeholders to find relevant information about our products and business.

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Business areas

Elkem Silicon Materials

Elkem Silicon Materials is Elkem’s largest business area and one of the world's leading suppliers of metallurgical silicon and microsilica. We deliver special products to customers in the chemical, solar, electronics, aluminium, construction, refractory and oilfield industries worldwide.

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Elkem Foundry Products

Elkem Foundry Products is the leading metal treatment solution provider to the cast iron industry and a supplier of high quality special ferrosilicons to the steel industry. Our products, supported by our experienced technical service teams, provide innovative solutions for iron foundries and steel mills worldwide. The car industry, pipe producers and engineering companies are our important customer categories. 

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Elkem Carbon

We are a world leading company in the supply of carbon electrode materials, lining materials and specialty carbon products to metallurgical processes for the production of ferro-alloys, base metals and primary aluminium. Our facilities are located near all major markets.

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Elkem Solar

Elkem Solar has developed and industrialised a proprietary break-through production technology for solar grade silicon requiring approximately 25% of the energy compared to traditional methods.

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